Category Archives: information technology

Clinical Informatics Outside the Walls of Healthcare Settings: Telehealth and Consumer Health Informatics

Notes from module 5 of the Interprofessional Health Informatics course I’m working on (plus side reading that I did to fill in some blanks/learn more about some things mentioned in the course). [Note: I posted this on August 5, 2015, but then … Continue reading

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BC’s Strategy for Health Information Management & Technology

The BC government recently released a policy discussion paper on their Health Information Management and Technology (IM/IT) strategy framework. The paper identifies a number of challenges faced at the moment: lack of a common vision for IM/IT across the health sector … Continue reading

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Data-Information-Knowledge

Notes from module 3 of the Interprofessional Health Informatics course I’m working on (plus side side reading that I did to fill in some blanks/learn more about some things mentioned in the course) Data: observations (numbers, terms) Information: data with … Continue reading

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What is Health Informatics?

Notes from modules 1 and 2 of the Interprofessional Health Informatics course I’m working on (plus side side reading that I did to fill in some blanks/learn more about some things mentioned in the course) Learning Healthcare System: “a system that … Continue reading

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Interprofessional Health Informatics Course from the University of Minnesota

As I’ve mentioned previously, I’m currently working on a very large and complex health information system project. I’ve been on this project for nearly 10 months now and it has been both a fantastic learning opportunity and a chance to … Continue reading

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Webinar Note: Content Validation Evidence-Based Interdisciplinary Plans of Care

Enterprise-Wide, Evidence-Based Interdisciplinary Plan of Care Content Validation: Guiding Principles and Lessons Learned Hosted by: Zynx Health Presenters: Mary Swensen, RN, MBA and Naomi Mercier, MSN, RN-BC I  attended this webinar as improving the translation of evidence into practice is one of … Continue reading

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Notes from a Special Journal Issue on CPOE

The journal Healthcare Quarterly published a special issue in 2006 1Source. I don’t think it’s accessible without a subscription. about the implementation of computerized provider order entry (CPOE) at the University Health Network in Toronto. Below are my notes about the papers … Continue reading

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Evaluation of IT Projects – Some Readings

I recently started a new job where I will be spending the next few years evaluating the implementation of a major health information system across several health organizations. So, naturally, I’ve been doing some research on how other organizations have … Continue reading

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